DID YOU KNOW? – Darwin On The Earthworm

Darwin published the book “The formation of vegetable mould through the action of worms” in the late 1800s. The book changed people’s perspective on earthworms. It revealed the importance of earthworms in the breakdown of dead plant and animal matter that reaches the soil, and their roles in maintaining soil structure, aeration, drainage and plant…

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When Worms Mate Does Each Worm Produce A Cocoon?

“When 2 worms mate and they exchange sperm etc, when they withdraw, does each worm produce a cocoon or is there only one cocoon. I have been trying to find the answer to this question for some time, without success. If you can answer it for me that would be great.” ~ Kathie Oud Hi…

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Lack of “Worm Wee” in a Stackable Worm Farm…

“I have had my worm farm for about 4 weeks now and they seem happy. They are consuming their food and I have no unpleasant odors coming out of my trays. I only have one concern and that is there is no wee. Please could you advise me.” ~ Eddie Horn Dear Eddie, First congratulations…

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Waste Products From Mealworm Farming

“My question, can the waste products from mealworm farming, (mealworm castings – frass -, molted exoskeletons, dead larvae, pupae and adult beetles, wheat bran, oats, apple slices and potato slices) be used as food for red wigglers? I like the newsletter. Thanks” ~ Rich Coleman Hi Rich, Good news is that all of the things…

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